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The Lodge at Chaa Creek

Successfully blending refined comfort with endless adventure opportunities, The Lodge at Chaa Creek is an established sustainable eco-resort and 365-acre private nature reserve, set alongside the banks of the Macal River in the Cayo District of Belize.

Cayo District, Mayan Mountains, Belize
The Lodge at Chaa Creek
  • Set in a 365 acre private nature reserve at the foothills of the Maya Mountains, Chaa Creek's green practices and sustainable tourism focus have won multiple awards

  • An endless array of family friendly activities are on offer ranging from canoeing, biking, horse riding, to exploring the rainforest medicine trail

  • A wide range of accomodation styles are available with a fantastic contrast of modern and rustic touches means there is something for every taste

  • Not only is there a lovely spa onite, but there's also an infinity pool, butterfly exhibit, stables, natural history centre, organic garden, and a wood working shop!


The Lodge at Chaa Creek is recognised as a perfect model of sustainable development within Belize’s rainforest and has won many awards for its approach towards responsible tourism.

The 23 thatch-roofed and stucco cottages reflect the traditional architecture of the region. Each cottage has beautiful Mexican tiled floors, large mahogany beds, original artwork and private bathrooms with hot showers. The two modern Ix Chel villas offer a truly luxurious experience, with Jacuzzis, al fresco showers, plunge pools and personal butler service, as well as hi-spec accommodation.Each has two bedrooms making them perfect for families or two couples travelling together.

There is a lovely restaurant serving a combination of modern and traditional cooking techniques with fresh local produce, much of which is sourced from the lodge's organic Mayan farm. The hilltop spa offers a perfect way to relax and unwind at the end of a day of discovery and exploration. There is also a large infinity swimming pool which is an inviting way to cool off.

The lodge has its very own stable of well-trained horses, allowing you to explore the heart of the reserve on horseback. One can also explore the natural wonders of the remarkable Rio Frio Caves or the Rio On pools, then meander down the Macal River in an authentic dugout canoe and catch a glimpse of the abundant river wildlife.

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Top tip:

To experience life on a tropical river, it's fun to take a canoe along the Macal River to San Ignacio, where staff will meet you and drive you back.

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Location

Cayo District, Mayan Mountains, Belize

The Lodge at Chaa Creek is set along the banks of the Macal River and reaching towards the foothills of the Maya Mountains. It is a short drive from San Ignacio Town.

12 hour international flight (via Miami) to Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport in Belize City. The Lodge at Chaa Creek is a 2-hour drive from the airport. Alternatively it can be reached easily from Tikal in Guatemala.


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